Nassau County

Nassau County woman wins $1M prize on Florida Lottery scratch-off

Cheryl Furnia poses with Florida Lottery Chief of Staff Reggie Dixon, her mother, and an oversized check after claiming a $1 million top prize from the GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — A Nassau County woman won big on a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.

Cheryl Furnia, 62, of Fernandina Beach, bought a $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game from Flash Foods at 925-A S. 14th Street.

She won the $1 million prize, which she chose to receive as a lump-sum payment of $710,000, according to the Florida Lottery.

The $20 game launched in October 2018 and gives players the opportunity to win up to $5,000,000. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99, the Lottery said.

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